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New research uncovers adjustments security and privacy leaders need to make to better protect their organization’s data.
Key findings within the Benefits, Attributes and Habits of Mature Privacy and Data Protection Program Report include:
The Prevalence of Data and Privacy Attacks: Insights from the research reinforce the importance of privacy and data protection as two-thirds of responding organizations (67%) documented at least one privacy incident within the past three years, and over 24% of those experienced 30 or more. Additionally, 50% of all respondents reported at least one data breach in the last three years, with 10% reporting 30 or more.
Overall Immaturity of Privacy Programs: Despite increased regulations, breaches and privacy incidents, organizations have not rapidly accelerated the advancement of their privacy programs as 44% responded they are in the early stages of adoption and 28% are in middle stages.
Healthcare and Software Rise to the Top: Despite an overall lack of maturity across industries, healthcare and software organizations reflect more maturity in their privacy programs, as compared to insurance, banking, government, consulting services, education institutions and academia.
Harnessing the Power of Data and Privacy Programs: Respondents understand the significant benefits of a mature privacy program as organizations experience greater gains across every area measured …
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